Fan Fuel on MLB Hall of Fame Ballot: Bagwell and Biggio in?
BY CLAYTON RICHER – FAN FUEL BLOGGER
The BBWAA will announce the newest member(s) to be enshrined in baseball’s holy grail in Cooperstown on Wednesday at 2 pm/ET. The 2013 ballot contains 37 former major league players which include 24 new players to the ballot and 13 returnees vying for the elusive 75 percent.
Here is the list of players on the ballot from the Baseball Hall Of Fame website with the returnees in bold and their percentage of votes received in 2012: The 37 candidates (with the returnees in bold and their 2012 BBWAA election percentage in parenthesis) include: Sandy Alomar Jr., Jeff Bagwell (56.0 percent), Craig Biggio, Barry Bonds, Jeff Cirillo, Royce Clayton, Roger Clemens, Jeff Conine, Steve Finley, Julio Franco, Shawn Green, Roberto Hernandez, Ryan Klesko, Kenny Lofton, Edgar Martinez (36.5 percent), Don Mattingly (17.8 percent), Fred McGriff (23.9 percent), Mark McGwire (19.5 percent), Jose Mesa, Jack Morris (66.7 percent), Dale Murphy (14.5 percent), Rafael Palmeiro (12.6 percent), Mike Piazza, Tim Raines (48.7 percent), Reggie Sanders, Curt Schilling, Aaron Sele, Lee Smith (50.6 percent),Sammy Sosa, Mike Stanton, Alan Trammell (36.8 percent), Larry Walker (22.9 percent), Todd Walker, David Wells, Rondell White, Bernie Williams (9.6 percent) and Woody Williams.
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